Canada Day at the Forks presented by Rogers

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Event Dates

Jul 1, 2011

The Forks will have the usual festivities planned for Canada Day.  Below is a sampling of what is going on.  For more information please see the Forks website


Under the Canopy
Rogers Dance Team performs throughout the day.
12:30pm Dane Bjornson
1:30pm Drum Café
2:30 pm Jacob Kettner
3:30 pm Drum Café
4:00 pm O'Canada at the Scotiabank Stage
5:30 pm Second Hand Pants
6:30 pm Trio Bembe
7:30 pm Red Moon Road
8:30 pm The F-Holes
9:30 pm Sol James
10:00 pm Wild Fire

The Forks Site
“Outside the Lines” Kids Arts & Crafts for Canada Day
2pm – 5pm | Buskers Lookout
Make your own Canada Day magnets. Workshops run every half hour.

Founding Nations Tribal Village
12pm – 9pm | Oodena Celebration Circle
Join us for traditional drumming, dancing, singing, storytelling, artisans and more.

Parks Canada
11am - 5pm | Parks Canada Tent
Come Celebrate Canada Day with Parks Canada! Enjoy free Canada Day birthday cake (while supplies last) and tons of activities including: a life-sized giant board game teaching the history of The Forks, 6000 years of Forks BINGO game and more.

Children’s Museum
Looking for some family fun this Canada Day? Join us for some holiday activities and crafts. To celebrate Canada's birthday the Children’s Museum is staying open from 9:30am – 6:00pm.

Public Market
1pm – 11pm
An assortment of vendors and artisans showcasing everything from handmade jewellery and gifts to toys, clothing and Canada Day essentials located throughout the site.

Manitoba Music Live on the Scotiabank Stage
It’s Manitoba Time
4:00pm – Take Me To the Pilot
4:40pm - Dignitaries
4:55pm –O’Canada sung by HOT 103’s contest winner
5pm – Haunter
6pm – The F-Holes
7pm – Magnum KI
8pm – Jason Kirkness
9pm – The Liptonians
10pm – Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
10:40pm- WSO and The Liptonians
11 – Fireworks

Ticket Information

  • free event

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